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A six-year-old proves that it’s never too early to support SAVE THE FROGS!

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Even at six, fantastic frog-fan Mirah Lutsky is determined to show her support for our amphibian friends. So SAVE THE FROGS! was delighted to hear recently from Mirah and welcome her kind donation. She told us how concerned she was about the protection of frogs and her wish “to be sure that frogs are protected, …

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Scientific paper outlines actions to save declining amphibian populations in the US

Despite the theoretical protection afforded by the U.S. Endangered Species Act of 1973 (ESA), many amphibians remain under threat. A new scientific paper co-authored by Katherine M. O’Donnell, a participant of the 2016 SAVE THE FROGS! Peru Ecotour, explores the various issues that have served as challenges to the recovery of declining amphibian populations in …

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Traveling the Amazon: The Best Weeks of My Life

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Kaya Klop-Toker, a researcher studying the ecology of amphibians at the University of Newcastle in Australia, tells the story of the most memorable trip of her life. Her trip to the Ecuadorian Amazon (close to where we’ll visit on the SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour) was a life-changing experience. The sights and sounds are memories …

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World Wetlands Day with SAVE THE FROGS! Buenos Aires

Wetlands are among the most diverse and productive ecosystems. They provide essential services and supply drinking water. However, degradation and conversion for other land-use continues. On February 2 every year since 1997, governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and citizen groups at all levels of the community have taken the opportunity to carry out events and activities aimed …

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Expedition: Summary of Successes from Week 1

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The SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana Expedition was a huge success! In September 2016, our international team of American and Ghanaian staff and volunteers traveled throughout Ghana for three weeks, conducting a variety of educational programs and habitat restoration events. Some successes from the first week of the expedition include:   (1) Speaking to the entire incoming class …

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Meet The People Who Went On The 2016 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour

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People who like new experiences, adventures, and fringe explorations in wild nature love SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours. SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotours are defined by lasting friendships, impressions, experience, and adventures, where you’ll meet like-minded people and have experiences of a lifetime. The 2016 SAVE THE FROGS! Ecuador Ecotour had people of all ages—from college-aged to …

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World Bank Project Officer Appointed to Empower Communities to Save Ghana’s Frogs

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SAVE THE FROGS! Ghana, West Africa’s premier and leading non-profit amphibian organization has appointed Mr. Nicholas Aidoo as its Community Conservation Coordinator. Mr. Aidoo formerly worked as a World Bank Community-Based Rural Development Project Officer, creating economic opportunities in beekeeping for 65 communities in southwestern Ghana. The position of Community Conservation Coordinator is new and …

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Michael G. Starkey

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Michael G. Starkey International Campaigns Coordinator, EcologistStarkey@savethefrogs.com Michael G. Starkey stands with Dr. Jane Goodall at the Wildlife Conservation Expo in San Francisco. Michael G. Starkey is a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecologist and International Campaigns Coordinator. He began working with SAVE THE FROGS! in 2010 to inform the public about the threats facing amphibians. He …

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